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A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., takes part in a training mission as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Lask Air Base, Poland, on May 28, 2015. The training mission pairs F-16 pilots and maintenance crews with their Polish Air Force counterparts.

A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., takes part in a training mission as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Lask Air Base, Poland, on May 28, 2015. The training mission pairs F-16 pilots and maintenance crews with their Polish Air Force counterparts. (Jorge Intriago/U.S. Air Force)

A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., takes part in a training mission as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Lask Air Base, Poland, on May 28, 2015. The training mission pairs F-16 pilots and maintenance crews with their Polish Air Force counterparts.

A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., takes part in a training mission as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Lask Air Base, Poland, on May 28, 2015. The training mission pairs F-16 pilots and maintenance crews with their Polish Air Force counterparts. (Jorge Intriago/U.S. Air Force)

A U.S. M1-A2 Abrams tank assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provides security during the Combined Resolve IV exercise at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, on May 27, 2015.

A U.S. M1-A2 Abrams tank assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provides security during the Combined Resolve IV exercise at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, on May 27, 2015. (Carol Lehman/U.S. Army)

A U.S. soldier assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provides security while conducting radar operations during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 27, 2015.

A U.S. soldier assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, provides security while conducting radar operations during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 27, 2015. (Brian Chaney/U.S. Army)

U.S. soldiers of the 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment scout for opposing forces while conducting troop movement training during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 27, 2015.

U.S. soldiers of the 3rd Combined Arms Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment scout for opposing forces while conducting troop movement training during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 27, 2015. (John Cress/U.S. Army)

U.S. Spc. Edgar Pinpena, left, sprints back to his base with the opposing team's flag while Spc. Jesse Bray, covers his retreat during a force-on-force competition with Team Eagle's Lithuanian partners at the Great Lithuanian Hetman Jonusas Radvila Training Regiment, in Rukla, Lithuania, May 28, 2015. The soldiers of Team Eagle are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies.

U.S. Spc. Edgar Pinpena, left, sprints back to his base with the opposing team's flag while Spc. Jesse Bray, covers his retreat during a force-on-force competition with Team Eagle's Lithuanian partners at the Great Lithuanian Hetman Jonusas Radvila Training Regiment, in Rukla, Lithuania, May 28, 2015. The soldiers of Team Eagle are part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (James Avery/U.S. Army)

A pair of Romanian IAR-330 Puma helicopters fire missiles while conducting a dual helicopter attack during the aerial maneuver portion of the Distinguished Visitors Day demonstration at Cincu Training Area, Romania, May 26, 2015. This event featured demonstrations from several countries as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South.

A pair of Romanian IAR-330 Puma helicopters fire missiles while conducting a dual helicopter attack during the aerial maneuver portion of the Distinguished Visitors Day demonstration at Cincu Training Area, Romania, May 26, 2015. This event featured demonstrations from several countries as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve-South. (William Tanner/U.S. Army)

A 10th Brigade Engineer Battalion soldier fires a M2A1 machine gun while conducting route-clearing operations during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 24, 2015.

A 10th Brigade Engineer Battalion soldier fires a M2A1 machine gun while conducting route-clearing operations during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 24, 2015. (Tyler Kingsbury/U.S. Army)

A Croatian soldier maneuvers tactically to cover while conducting a town assault during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, on May 25, 2015.  Combined Resolve IV is an Army Europe-directed exercise as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

A Croatian soldier maneuvers tactically to cover while conducting a town assault during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army?s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, on May 25, 2015. Combined Resolve IV is an Army Europe-directed exercise as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (John Cress/U.S. Army)

Airborne soldiers belonging to the Romanian land forces parachute into a landing zone during the mission readiness capabilities portion of the Distinguished Visitors Day demonstration at Cincu Training Area, Romania, May 26, 2015.

Airborne soldiers belonging to the Romanian land forces parachute into a landing zone during the mission readiness capabilities portion of the Distinguished Visitors Day demonstration at Cincu Training Area, Romania, May 26, 2015. (William Tanner/U.S. Army)

U.S. forces continue to work alongside their European counterparts at a number of training exercises throughout Europe.

The big event last week took place in Romania, where militaries from the U.S., Canada, Romania, Portugal, and the United Kingdom held a demonstration for distinguished visitors at the at the Cincu Training Area. Demonstrations include missile-firing helicopters and parachute jumps.

Elsewhere, U.S. Air National Guard members continued to train with their Polish counterparts at Lask Air Base in Poland.

And land forces got together at the U.S. Army’s premier training area in Hohenfels, Germany, for Combined Resolve IV. Combined Resolve trains on unified land operations against complex threats to improve the combat readiness of all participants.

All the missions are part of the larger Operation Atlantic Resolve, which the U.S. bills as demonstration of continued commitment to the collective security of NATO and to enduring peace and stability in the region. U.S. efforts in central and Eastern Europe have picked up in the last year in light of Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

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